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AMD Expands Its Gaming Portfolio With Its Entry In The SSD Market

by Trefis Team
Microprocessor and graphic processors manufacturer AMD (NYSE:AMD) has marked its entry in the storage space with by launching its own line of Radeon R7 Series Solid State Drives (SSDs) targeted specifically at the gaming enthusiast market.   AMD ...
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MasterCard: Key Growth Metrics In Focus

by Trefis Team
Growth for MasterCard (NYSE:MA) has been on the upswing in 2014 on the back of surging transaction volumes as well as growth in markets outside the U.S. In the first half of the year, the company saw nearly 12% year-over-year growth in net income...
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Ann Earnings Preview: Weakness In LOFT And Ann Taylor Factory To Weigh On Results

by Trefis Team
Women’s specialty retailer  Ann (NYSE:ANN) is scheduled to release its Q2 fiscal 2014 results on August 22. In a recent press release, the company stated that its comparable sales decreased by 2.3% during the quarter. While comparable sales...
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Aeropostale Earnings Preview: New CEO’s Strategies Will Be In Focus As Sales Continue To Stumble

by Trefis Team
With buyers losing their interest in the brand altogether,  Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO) has been unable to register positive comparable sales growth for almost three years now. Although the company has been trying hard to improve its product portfolio...
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Salesforce Q2’15 Earnings Preview: Revenue Growth And Margin Contraction To Continue

by Trefis Team
The world’s largest Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software vendor,  Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), is scheduled to release its second quarter fiscal 2015 results on August 21, after markets close. Salesforce mainly derives revenues thr...
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Lockheed Martin’s $165 Fair Value Rides On Its F-35 Program & Its Growing International Sales

by Trefis Team
Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) is the largest defense contractor of the U.S. government. The company’s wide product portfolio consisting of fighter jets, missiles, defense shields, combat ships and satellites positions it well to not only retai...
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Home Depot Earnings Review: Rough Weather In Q1 Gives Way To Higher Comparable Sales In Q2

by Trefis Team
Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reported strong sales and operating performance in the second quarter ended July, which saw its stock jump roughly 5% just after the announcement on August 19. Net sales of $23.8 billion in Q2, up 5.7% year-over-year, beat co...
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Q2 2014 U.S. Investment Bank Round-Up: Total Trading Revenues

by Trefis Team
Since the economic downturn of 2008, banks across the globe have implemented considerable changes to their trading operations to comply with increased capital requirement norms as well as stringent regulations such as the Volcker Rule, which rest...
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BlackBerry’s Move To Pool Potentially High-Growth Technology Assets Is Encouraging

by Trefis Team
Earlier this week, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) announced it will be creating a new business division that will house some of the company’s most promising technology assets. The division, which will be called BlackBerry Technology Solutions, will hol...
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Digital Domain & Technology Brands: GameStop’s Fast Growing Segments [Part 2]

by Trefis Team
Video game retailer  GameStop (NYSE:GME) is scheduled to release its Q2 2014 earnings figure on Thursday, August 21. The retailer giant witnessed a 7% increase in net global sales in the first quarter, of which 3% was due to technology brands. Ac...
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Sustained Demand For Next-Generation Consoles To Drive GameStop’s Q2 Results [Part 1]

by Trefis Team
GameStop (NYSE:GME) is scheduled to report its earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 on Thursday, August 21.  The video game retailer giant witnessed a 7% increase in net global sales in the first quarter, of which 3% was due to technolo...
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A Look At Trina Solar’s Downstream Business

by Trefis Team
Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL), one of China’s largest solar panel manufacturers, has been gradually increasing its exposure to the downstream solar business. For this year, the company expects to build roughly 400 megawatts (MW) to 500 MW of solar proje...
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VMware Expands vCloud Hybrid Operations In Europe And Asia

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Virtualization giant VMware (NYSE:VMW) revealed its plans for international expansion in days after its Q2 earnings. The plans focus around VMware’s hybrid cloud offering, which is largely responsible for driving strong results in recent qu...
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Charles Schwab’s Growth Expected From Non-Transaction Revenues

by Trefis Team
Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) is one of the largest retail brokerage firms in the U.S. and earns about a sixth of its revenues from trading commissions. Schwab released its monthly figures for the month of July last week, reporting a sequential drop...
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Two Smart Grid Takeover Targets

by Louis Basenese
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program Two Smart Grid Takeover Targets By Louis Basenese, Equity Analyst   Forget inventing new technology. When large companies desperately need to innovate to stay alive, th...
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